bareMinerals launchAgeless Genius collection

It's another new year, and we're getting another year older. So, maybe time for a new anti-ageing range? bareMinerals will provide this month, with their new Ageless Genius collection, powered by gold. Formulated with a powerful complex of mineral gold and age-defying peptides, the new range delivers potent wrinkle-fighting results with three targeted treatment products - Firming & Wrinkle Smoothing Serum, Neck Cream, and Eye … [Read more...]

NEW Clarins Double Serum relaunch

Clarins Double Serum - a bestseller since it's introduction - is now going through its eighth incarnation! The latest version has a new ingredient  -  turmeric. There's a lot of beauty buzz about this ingredient. I just read a recent article about beauty bloggers advocating making home made masks from turmeric and coconut oil. Please don't do this - EVER! But, turmeric does have great properties. I've recently discovered a hand and body cream … [Read more...]

Dr Barbara Sturm Skincare in Space NK

I met Dr Barbara Sturm last week in Edinburgh's Space NK. She's a German scientist in the field of molecular medicine, who is most famous for creating a skin cream from your own blood. Celebrities love it - and it has a celebrity price-tag, at around £1000 a pop. Read more here. But, thanks to clients at her clinics, Dr Sturm decided it was time to launch her own skincare range to complement her clinic ranges - something she admits didn't come … [Read more...]

Skincare booster shots from Intraceuticals

I get lots of press releases about new products, and ploughing through them, I love it when I come across something that catches my eye, something new that I have never seen before. This week it's these Intraceuticals Rejuvenate+ Boosters. These cute little skincare shots have been designed to completely customise the results of their other products - their hyaluronic acid packed Rejuvenate Oxygen Treatment and at-home Rejuvenate Daily Serum, … [Read more...]

Clarins New Double Serum

A new year, another year older. Not the most joyful way to look at things, but true all the same! However, fear not, there are plenty of beauty products out there to help fight the wrinkles and fine lines that will plague us the older we get! Clarins have produced a New Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate, based on 27 years of anti-ageing expertise. They've been at this anti-ageing lark since I was 14, so I'm going to trust them! … [Read more...]

Clinique’s new anti-ageing answer – Repairwear Uplifting SPF15

Another day, another anti-ageing cream! This is the latest from Clinique, out November 2nd nationwide, and new to their Repairwear line. Repairwear Uplifting SPF 15 Firming Cream is formulated with ingredients specially selected to help visibly firm, volumise and restore skin texture, as well as prevent against UV damage. You skin will feel an immediate forming sensation upon application - this does happen - and with continued use, you'll notice … [Read more...]

Targeted anti-ageing from M&S

Marks and Spencer have a great anti-ageing skincare range for anyone aged 30 and up. It's called Formula, and it is divided into four categories, Age Defence for 30+ years in pink packaging, Age Repair for 40+ in silver packaging, Age Replenish for 50+ in gold packaging, and Age Restore for 60+ in bronze packaging.  Great idea, don't you think? The Age Restore range in particular is a great idea, tailored to a market that is sometimes ignored by … [Read more...]

Pro-Intense Lift Effect by Elemis

Another new Elemis product, and another new anti-ageing product. I'm really pleased about this as I am a big fan of Elemis, and I need anti-ageing! Pro-Intense Lift Effect specifically targets facial contour sagging, which is significantly reduced with regular use. Cheeks and jowls appear tighter and re-sculpted, and the skin is visibly smoother and firmer. This product has taken over three years in development, and contains a bio-complex of … [Read more...]

Youthtopia – find it at Origins!

A new year means another year older, and, whisper it, now that I am in my 40s, I'm paying extra, extra attention to my skincare regime, and adding in different anti-ageing products. I've been trying Origins latest, Youthtopia for the last three months or so, and I have to say I love it. Because my skin can be a bit dry at times, I need a cream that offers me good hydration as well as anything else. Youthtopia comes in two formats - Youthtopia … [Read more...]